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Information About Columbia County Roadway Safety
Columbia County is located North Central Florida and stretches from near Gainesville to the Georgia Border. The largest city is Lake City.
If you have received a ticket in Columbia County, you are probably pretty angry and frustrated but consider this:
- Both I-10 and I-75 run through Columbia County. Within the borders of Florida, based on the number of fatal crashes per mile, I-75 is considered to be the 15th and I-10 the 57th deadliest highways in the US.
- Most of Columbia County is rural with mostly two lane country roads. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that two-lane country roads are the most dangerous highways in America.
- According to NHTSA, only 19% of the US population lives in rural areas but rural traffic fatalities accounted for 55% of the total fatalities in 2011.
- In terms of population, Columbia County is the 40th most populous out of 67 Florida counties but has the 34th highest crash rate in the state.
Can you imagine how much worse the driving situation would be like in Columbia County if the traffic rules weren't enforced?
|Columbia County Crash Stats||2011||2012||Percent Change||3-Year Avg.|
|Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes||1,087||1,100||+1.20%||1,099|
|Alcohol Related Fatalities||11||4||-63.64%||6|
|Alcohol Related Injuries||45||65||+44.44%||58|
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